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Sick kids contract HIV in Delhi hospital

Up to 12 thalassaemic kids have contracted HIV at Deen Dayal Upadhyaya hospital following blood transfusions.

16 November 2010
India Today
KENYA: Need to reduce HIV risk among health workers

The Kenyan government is working to reduce health workers' risk of HIV infection but experts say there is a need for greater focus on providing health workers with proper safety equipment and education.

08 November 2010
IRIN Plus News
HIV Transmitted by Blood Donor, CDC Reports

A rare case of HIV transmission through blood transfusion -- only the third on record this decade -- was reported by the CDC today.

21 October 2010
MedPage Today HIV/AIDS
Africa: Killer Blood Transfusions Targeted in Fight Against HIV

The World Health Organization estimates that 5-10 percent of all HIV infections in Africa occur as a result of unsafe blood transfusions.

19 July 2010
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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap

This content was checked for accuracy at the time it was written. It may have been superseded by more recent developments. NAM recommends checking whether this is the most current information when making decisions that may affect your health.

NAM’s information is intended to support, rather than replace, consultation with a healthcare professional. Talk to your doctor or another member of your healthcare team for advice tailored to your situation.